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October 2017

Mission Accomplished! Syracuse University Soars in First-Ever Giving Day

October 18, 2017

Thank you! The Syracuse University community came together to make Tuesday an extraordinary day. Boost the ’Cuse, Syracuse’s 24 hours of giving, launched with an initial goal of 1,870 donors, and the historic day ended with nearly double that: 3,568 donors who raised $1,769,780 for Syracuse University, unlocking all of the additional funds made possible by a generous challenge gift Read more

Boost the ’Cuse Mission Is Go for Launch!

October 10, 2017

We are one week away from Boost the ’Cuse—Syracuse University’s first ever 24-hour giving day on Oct. 17. As you read last week, a $500,000 gift from Syracuse University Life Trustee Daniel A. D’Aniello ’68 will ensure that your gifts on that day have an even greater impact. Otto’s been training to lead this important mission for several weeks. Watch Read more

Einhorn Family Walk to Be Dedicated Oct. 7 During Orange Central

October 5, 2017

A striking new campus landmark completed as part of the Campus Framework, the Einhorn Family Walk will be dedicated during a ceremony Saturday, Oct. 7, at 10 a.m. The event will take place during Orange Central. The Einhorn Family Walk was supported by a gift from University Trustee Steven ’64, G’67, and Sherry Einhorn ’65. Steven Einhorn is the chair Read more

Syracuse Life Trustee Launches University’s First Giving Day With $500,000 Gift

October 3, 2017

The generosity of Daniel A. D’Aniello ’68, a University Life Trustee, and his wife, Gayle, is the catalyst behind the launch of Boost the Cuse, Syracuse University’s first ever Giving Day on Oct. 17. The D’Aniello family has pledged $500,000 to match new or additional gifts. “We are honored to have the opportunity to energize this one-day, all-hands-on-deck effort to Read more

September 2017

Search Underway for Director of Renée Crown University Honors Program

September 26, 2017

The College of Arts and Sciences has opened a national search for the next director of the Renée Crown University Honors Program. The college is actively seeking expressions of interest and nominations for this position. An all-University program administered by the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S), the Honors Program provides intellectual challenge and curricular enrichment through seminars, courses (including Read more

Billboard Magazine Lists Bandier Program among Best Music Business Schools

September 20, 2017

The Newhouse School’s Bandier Program has been named to Billboard magazine’s list of 15 Best Music Business Schools In 2017. The Bandier Program combines the study of the business of music, media, marketing and entrepreneurship with hands-on experiences to prepare students for a successful career in the music industry. Established at Syracuse University in 2006, the program recently moved to Read more

Alumni Engagement, Increased Donor Support Propel Syracuse Past FY17 Fundraising Goals

September 12, 2017

Private gifts to Syracuse University in fiscal year 2017 showed a dramatic 25 percent increase over fiscal year 2016 and helped the University exceed its ambitious $125 million fundraising goal. The gifts raised this year include $125.7 million in gifts, pledges and gifts-in-kind, highlighted by the University’s spring and fiscal year-end campaign, known as Make Your Mark, which resulted in Read more

Alumni Dan and Kathy Mezzalingua Support University, Student Scholars through $5.25 Million Gift

September 5, 2017

University Trustee Dan Mezzalingua ’60 and his wife, Kathy G’62, are generously supporting future generations of high-achieving students at Syracuse University through a $5.25 million gift for undergraduate financial aid. Their support is directed to Opportunity Syracuse, a $40 million fundraising effort for new student scholarships. Opportunity Syracuse is part of Invest Syracuse: Advancing Academic Excellence and Student Experience, a Read more

August 2017

Syracuse Announces $500,000 Annual Fund Gift Challenge from Barnes Family

August 24, 2017

Steve W. Barnes ’82, chairman of Syracuse University’s Board of Trustees, and his wife, Deborah, pledged support for Opportunity Syracuse, an ambitious fundraising effort aimed at raising $40 million in new student scholarships. The Barnes Family promised an annual fund challenge gift of $500,000 to match new and increased gifts made this fall to grow the University’s commitment to opportunity Read more

IVMF Receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Grant

August 23, 2017

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) announced it has received an inaugural $20,000 grant from the Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions, Inc. Through the grant, IVMF will support its STEM curriculum—science, technology, engineering and math—in its national career skills training program, Onward to Opportunity-Veterans Career Transition Program (O2O-VCTP). Offered at 10 military installations around Read more

July 2017

IVMF Awarded Nearly a Quarter of a Million Dollars

July 28, 2017

In separate grants, the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) and IBM Center for the Business of Government awarded the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) research and evaluation division over $235,000 to study strategies and approaches to reinvent traditional federal and state government policies, programs and coordination of services among agencies to fundamentally improve support of veterans and Read more

Syracuse University to Invest $100 Million in Academic Programs, Student Experience

July 26, 2017

Syracuse University announced Invest Syracuse: Advancing Academic Excellence and the Student Experience, a $100 million initiative to provide all students with a distinctive, world-class learning experience to prepare them for professional and personal success. “Invest Syracuse is the engine for advancing the University’s academic programs and the student experience,” says Chancellor Kent Syverud. “It will elevate our academic excellence, provide Read more

University Awarded $4 Million to Boost Retention of Minority Students in STEM

July 13, 2017

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $4 million grant to Syracuse University to lead an effort to develop and implement strategies for augmenting the number of underrepresented minority students pursuing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs of study and careers. The five-year grant, which runs through 2022, was awarded as part of the NSF’s Louis Stokes Alliance Read more

Undergraduate Research Gets Major Boost from New Program

July 13, 2017

Syracuse’s Center for Fellowship & Scholarship Advising (CFSA) recently chose nine undergraduate researchers to participate in the newly created Young Research Fellows Program (YRFP). Funding for this Universitywide program, including a two-year stipend, is made possible by a gift from Elliott Portnoy ’86 and his wife, Estee.  “An early start on independent research and creative inquiry allows students more time Read more

June 2017

Institute for Veterans and Military Families, Cornell University Awarded $1.5 Million Grant from SBA

June 20, 2017

Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), in partnership with the School of Hotel Administration, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University, has been awarded $1,500,000 by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). This is one of two cooperative agreements for Boots to Business (B2B), the entrepreneurial track of the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program and Read more

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